Montessori News April 20 – 26, 2014

April 20, 2014

Lakeside Montessori Academy collects socks for shelters
Star Local Media
Lakeside Montessori Academy students Kylie Richeson, Rachel McNamee, Brody Ensweller, Cole Richeson and Brett Ensweller celebrate the …

Montessori School Dinner Project!
Maui No Ka Oi Magazine
Join the Montessori School of Maui for an intimate dinner created by Chef Isaac Bancaco of Andaz Maui, on the lanai adjacent to the beautiful Garden …

Open House at Saint Dominic’s Academy
Wayne Independent
St. Dominic’s Academy in Honesdale, a Montessori Children’s House, is hosting an open house for interested parents Thursday April 24, 2014 from 6 …

April 21, 2014

Montessori students distributing ‘birthday gift bags’
The Courier-Journal
Montessori School of Louisville student Rebekah Buse admits she sometimes gets nervous when making phone calls. But she’s getting used to dialing …

Friendship Montessori School to hold open house
My Eastern Shore
WORTON — Many years ago, Washington College was referred to as the “best kept secret on the Eastern Shore.” Today, Friendship Montessori …

Santa Barbara Montessori School Brings ’20s Roaring to Life with Great Gatsby-Themed Auction
Noozhawk
Santa Barbara Montessori School head of school and co-founder Jim Fitzpatrick is flanked by event chairwoman Caroline Powers, left, and online …

Young diplomats
Kenai Peninsula Online
Sixteen Soldotna Montessori Charter School fifth and sixth graders recently traveled to the Montessori Model United Nations conference for upper …

April 22, 2014

Soldotna Montessori students take part in Model UN
Kenai Peninsula Online
Photo courtesy of John DeVolld Soldotna Montessori Charter School sixth grader Shannon McClure works with students from other countries at the …

Hilltop Montessori Head of School kisses for charity
Shelby County Reporter
MT LAUREL – Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world,” and a small group of students at Hilltop Montessori have taken …

National Association of Professional Women Announces Pauline Zweers Asche, Director at Villa 
DigitalJournal.com
NAPW honors Pauline Zweers Asche, Director at Villa Montessori as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is being recognized with this …

E-DEMOCRACY | Minneapolis Public schools, attendance boundaries, and civil rights
Twin Cities Daily Planet
An interesting illustration of what happens when you convert elementary and middle schools to K-8: Seward Montessori School. It was changed from …

What kids need to know about Earth Day
Pensacola News Journal
Lauren Southern-Godwin, public relations coordinator at the Montessori School of Pensacola, said the values a child learns from recycling, gardening …

April 23, 2014

Fort Collins Montessori has more time to find home
The Coloradoan
Despite several hiccups during the hunt for a facility and challenges ahead, Fort Collins Montessori School still has the opportunity to open its doors in …

Montessori Students Pay It Forward by Donating Books to School in Costa Rica
Noozhawk
Montessori Center School fourth-graders prepare to send a copy of the book Vuela, Vuela Mariposa (Fly, Fly Butterfly) to Escuela Catie, an elementary …

Urban Garden Montessori School to Begin Classes in August in Kress Building
Arkansas Business Online
Organizers behind the Urban Garden Montessori School said Tuesday that it will begin classes in August in temporary space on the first floor of the …

Prospect of a Mata Montessori draws families, questions
Advocate Media
The goal is for Mata to become Dallas ISD’s first “school of choice” Montessori that would be more of a neighborhood school than a magnet school for …

City Council hears Dixie Montessori pros and cons
St. George Daily Spectrum
Construction equipment sits idle at mid-afternoon on Friday, April 11, 2014 while a sign with a rendering of the planned Dixie Montessori Academy …

Competition from public schools could force EC Montessori to close, administrators say
The State
E.C. Montessori’s board of directors recently announced to parents and staff members that the school on Lady’s Island could close if enrollment …

April 24, 2014

Grace Montessori students celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday
Billings Gazette
The large multipurpose space of the new Grace Montessori School, 4809 Grand Ave., was transformed into an impromptu Globe Theatre as a touring …

Northstar Montessori Private School
Mississauga
Northstar Montessori is a private school that has been faithfully serving Mississauga for over 15 years. Northstar offers genuine Montessori education …

Hanover resident heads thriving Montessori school
Wicked Local Hanover
Hanover resident Paula Doyle took a risk to purchase and open her own Montessori-inspired elementary school during the 2008 recession. Now, that …

Salem Montessori holds annual Bike-A-Thon
Roanoke Times
On Friday, March 21st, the children at Salem Montessori School held their annual Bike-A-Thon in celebration of spring. The students were riding to …

How schools can provide quality health care to students and staff
Philippine Star
Maria Teresita D. Ramos, RN has been clinic coordinator for O.B. Montessori Center, Greenhills and its four branches (Sta. Ana, Las Piñas, Angeles …

Preschool will host spring craft show
Youngstown Vindicator
The Lisbon Montessori Preschool, 233 E. Washington St., will host a free Spring Into Education Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the …

Tykes on trikes raise monies for hospital
Agoura Hills Acorn
A WHEELY FUN RIDE—The kids of Montessori of Malibu Canyon hit the road to A WHEELY FUN RIDE—The kids of Montessori of Malibu …

Campbell shorts: Jog-a-thon
San Jose Mercury News
Students jog for wildlife. Students at Casa di Mir Montessori School are lacing up their running shoes to help wildlife during the school’s second …

April 25, 2014

Mercy Montessori kids delight in Museums of Malawi education visit
Nyasa Times
There was excitement and history in the making when over 40 kids of Mercy Montessori Children Centre were given a rare treat at the Museums of …

Teacher Spotlight: Michele Aspinall of Countryside Montessori School
Northbrook Star
That’s when I knew that I had to take the Primary Montessori training. My decision also coincided with the launch of my All Year Program. This is truly a …

What’s Up in Ave Maria: A place for children to grow at their own pace
Naples Daily News
David Shnaider/Special to the Citizen Maggie Radzik, the new director of Ave Maria’s Montessori preschool Casa de Bambini, is seen teaching a …

Far East Dallas’ Mata and Mount Auburn elementaries to be repurposed
Dallas Morning News
Two Dallas ISD schools in Far East Dallas will be repurposed and gain new programs, including a Montessori, under a plan that school board …

Montessori Math Multiplication – New app in the math saga
prMac (press release)
It was developed after three other math apps: “1st Operations,” “Addition & Subtraction of Large Numbers” and “Montessori Math Challenge.” With a …

Kids get hands-on with big rigs
Reno Gazette Journal
The 3rd annual Kids on Big Rigs takes place this Saturday at High Desert Montessori School. Kids can check out the 40 different trucks from 10 a.m. to …

Waco-area news briefs: April 25, 2014
Waco Tribune-Herald
Waco Montessori School will have its annual golf tournament at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Ridgewood Country Club, 7301 Fish Pond Road. The event will …

April 26, 2014

Montessori in the Woods to host fundraiser May 3
GoErie.com
Montessori in the Woods, a private school at 1390 West Townhall Road in Summit Township, will host the sixth annual Art in the Woods event May 3.

Selkirk Montessori begins $1.6M expansion
Victoria News
The Selkirk Montessori School on the Gorge Waterway has embarked on a $1.6-million plan to construct a two-storey addition, funded through a …

Community chips in to make improvements to Lake Montessori School
Orlando Sentinel
LEESBURG — Community members and area businesses will descend on Lake Montessori School today for a “Lend-A-Hand” event to make needed …

Little kids like big music
Whidbey News-Times
Patrick Manuel’s eighth grade marching band marched to Der Kinderhuis Montessori school Thursday afternoon to surprise the little kids with some …

Dallas ISD board politics may scrap plans to expand school choices for neighborhood families
Advocate Media
“The board is split on whether these types of changes (grade configuration, Montessori programs) are within the superintendent’s authority,” Cowan …

Local briefs
Durham Herald Sun
DURHAM – George Watts Montessori School will host its annual carnival and silent auctin today. Enjoy food trucks, raffle and auction items, bounce …

North Pinellas News Briefs for April 27
Tampabay.com
Palm Harbor Earth Day dance Students with Palm Harbor Montessori Academy’s senior elementary class dance around a maypole Friday during the …

 

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